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Animal Cruelty

State police seized cockfighting evidence after a Worcester traffic stop. (Image Credit: Massachusetts State Police)

State Police Arrest Six On Cockfighting Charges

After a traffic stop, police found live and dead chickens inside a van with six people inside.

01/20/2015

A cat was hit by an arrow in Falmouth (Photo credit Falmouth Dept. of Marine and Environment)

Officials: Falmouth Man Confesses To Shooting Arrow Into Cat

A Falmouth man is facing criminal charges after officials say he confessed to shooting an arrow into a cat.

01/14/2015

Yarmouth resident Randy Newell. (Image Credit: Yarmouth Police Department)

Police Charge Yarmouth Man With Killing Roommate’s Kitten

Police were called to a West Yarmouth home where they found a man covered in blood spatter after allegedly killing his roommate’s cat.

12/03/2014

Revere police asked for tips from the public after two dogs were found at this gas station. (WBZ-TV)

Dead Puppies Found In Trash Bag Behind Revere Gas Station

Police are investigating the death of two puppies found in a trash bad behind a Revere gas station.

11/23/2014

A husky found chained to a fence in New Hampshire (Photo credit Concord police)

Husky With ‘Free’ Sign Found Chained To Fence In N.H.

Police are investigating a possible animal cruelty incident after a husky was found chained to a fence in Concord, New Hampshire with a sign saying “Free.”

11/21/2014

David Aristide (WBZ-TV)

Man Accused Of Animal Abuse In Quincy Says He’s The Victim

The owner of 12 dogs taken from a dilapidated Quincy house last week describes himself as the victim.

09/18/2014

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NH Weighs Fine For Failure To Report Animal Cruelty

Anyone witnessing cruelty to livestock would be required to report the incident or face a $250 fine under a bill before the New Hampshire House.

01/04/2014

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VT Father & Daughter Charged With Animal Cruelty

A father and daughter are accused of animal cruelty after Vermont State Police say they found two emaciated dogs in a camper at their Richford home.

12/28/2013

(CBS)

Quincy Couple Indicted On Charges They Used Clothes Dryer To Kill Cat

A Quincy couple has been indicted on larceny and animal cruelty charges for allegedly using a clothes dryer to kill a house cat.

11/22/2013

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass. Senate Republicans Push Bill To Increase Animal Cruelty Penalties

Animal abusers would face tougher penalties under a bill Senate Republicans are pushing on Beacon Hill.

10/04/2013

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